Master’s in Social Sciences – specialization in Anthropology and Ethnology


The Master’s in Anthropology and Ethnology at Université Paris Cité offers students the chance to learn about the fundamentals of anthropology, research methodologies and ethnography (fieldwork).

In the first year, students will learn about social anthropology relating to major themes such as kinship, religion, politics, health, material culture, and contemporary areas such as well-being, conflict, art and the senses. They will also have the opportunity to participate in an introductory course dedicated to interviewing people (one week of fieldwork).

The second year of the program allows students to specialize their research according to the chosen theme and area.

Over the two years, an entire semester from January to May will be spent in the field.



 Teach students fundamental anthropology research methodologies.

  • The practical components in M1 and M2 allow students to broaden their knowledge in the chosen area.
  • This program prepares students to pursue a doctorate.



 Conditions: Bachelor’s degree in ethnology and/or the humanities and social sciences. 

How to Apply : send your CV, transcript, cover letter (indicating the name of the program you pursued in anthropology and/or ethnology and/or the humanities or social sciences) and a research proposal (1 to 2 pages) to the head of the master’s program.

Application period for the 2021-2022 academic year: from April 15, 2021 to June 15, 2021.